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colton on a hand-cycle

Young Father Sets Sights on Recovery Following Tractor-Trailer Accident

On November 22, 2017, Colton, a farmer and young father, was driving his family’s tractor-trailer for the last run of the day in Newton County, Ind., when it collided with another 18-wheeler.

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golfing study

Heart benefits may outweigh impact on knee osteoarthritis in golfers who walk the course and skip the cart

Golfers with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who walk the golf course rather than ride in a cart gain significantly higher health benefits, according to a new study presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Puerto Rico.

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2019 USA Sled Hockey Classic

Record 30 teams to compete in 2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic

Tournament presented by NHL brings together those with different backgrounds, skill levels


Scott and family fishing

From Grim Prognosis to Recovery

Scott Archer, a Phoenix, Ariz., resident, enjoyed an active, healthy lifestyle. Then, days before Christmas in 2017, he suddenly fell down at his office. Within a few hours, he inexplicably became paralyzed.

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Jan. 30th Outpatient & DayRehab Closures

On Wednesday, Jan. 30, all Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Outpatient and DayRehab appointments at the flagship and satellite locations will be cancelled due to extreme weather conditions.



From Paralysis to Father of the Bride

Andy McCue was a husband, father and lawyer living in Kansas City. On July 1, everything changed when he fell down a flight of stairs.

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USA Sled Hockey Classic presented by NHL

2018-19 USA Hockey Sled Classic: Presented by the NHL

The 2018-2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic features 30 NHL associated sled hockey teams. The ninth edition, hosted by the Chicago Blackhawks and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, takes place February 7-10, 2019 at MB Ice Arena.


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RRTC: Knowledge Translation Projects

Our Knowledge Translation (KT) projects seek to (1) increase knowledge about, and use of, outcome instruments to support employment goals, (2) develop and disseminate high quality KT materials on employment topics, (3) mentor and guide researchers and other stakeholders in integrating evidence-based outcome instruments in vocational rehabilitation, and (4) provide expert consultation and online materials to help employment stakeholders access and utilize materials created and validated by investigators as part of this Center’s activities.

Research Project

Ryan walking on a treadmill after his stroke

Ryan's Story: Surviving a Stroke at 20

Ryan suffered a stroke when he was just 20 while he was on vacation with his family in Florida. After months of intensive therapy, Ryan has made an incredible recovery. He has learned to walk, improved his hand function and has his sights back on school.

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